Meineke FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchise is for the operation of a Meineke automotive maintenance and repair center, specializing in servicing exhaust system components, brake system components and providing certain other automotive maintenance and repair services.
Meineke Car Care Centers, LLC, has offered franchises since September 1972, and, through their wholly-owned subsidiary, Forward Development, LLC, own and operate Meineke centers and has done so since its inception in March 1991. Meineke was originally incorporated in Texas in 1972, and then merged into a North Carolina Corporation in May 1988. In February 2003, they changed their corporate name to Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. In January 2013, Meineke converted from a corporation to a limited liability company and changed their name to Meineke Car Care Centers, LLC.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Meineke franchise ranges from $173,450.61 to $452,405.40. This includes $12,995 to $34,995 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate.